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New York Apple Association plans new logo

The New York Apple Association is going to be unveiling a new logo by October, said Cynthia Haskins, president and CEO of the Fishers-based group.

Trade friction worries Eastern apple growers

The biggest market concern for Eastern apple shippers going into the 2018-19 season may be related to export market opportunities.
Sep 26, 2018 by Tom Karst #Eastern Apples, #Apples, #Exports

Oppy boosts Envy apple volume 50%

Vancouver, British Columbia-based The Oppenheimer Group expects to see a 50% increase in volume of its conventional Envy apples this season, giving the branded variety year-round availability.

Washington growers lean toward branded apples

If you’re looking for a Washington apple, you’ve got a lot of options. Branded apples seem to be the trend among Washington grower-shippers, with many companies promoting proprietary or managed varieties.

Platforms enhance Stemilt's apple picking process

It will be a few years before Stemilt Growers LLC uses robots to actually pick its apples, but meanwhile the company is using elevated platforms to make harvest more efficient.

India pushes back retaliatory tariffs on U.S. apples

Once again sparing U.S. apples, the government of India has delayed implementation of retaliatory tariffs related to U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum from India.

Crunch Time names board member, promotes two

Crunch Time Apple Growers, Wolcott, N.Y., has named Warren Abbott of Abbott Farms, Baldwinsville, N.Y., to its board of directors.
Sep 17, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Apples, #People

Eastern apple growers look for easier H-2A program

Eastern apple growers are increasingly using the H-2A program for guest workers, but that doesn’t mean it is easy.
Sep 11, 2018 by Tom Karst #Eastern Apples, #Labor, #Apples

Hess Bros. Fruit looks for full apple crop

Hess Bros. Fruit Co., Lancaster, Pa., is expecting close to a full crop this fall, said Andy Figart, sales and marketing manager.

Michigan Apple Committee has plenty going on

The Michigan Apple Committee has created a retail dietitians’ kit to reach out to nutrition-minded consumers and is bringing back strategic partnerships to spread the word about Michigan apples.